Terrence W. Griffin Jr., 75, was born in Rome, N.Y. a son of Terrence W. Sr. and Mary Waite Griffin. He was a graduate of Yorktown High School, Yorktown, Heights, N.Y. He attended Dutchess County (NY) Community College. Terrence proudly served in the United States Army from 1962-1965. Terrence was employed as an Automotive Salesman. He was an avid reader and Civil War and WWII Buff. Terrence enjoyed gardening and target shooting. He was a member of the National Rifle Association. Terrence was a life long fan of the New York Yankees and the Syracuse Orangemen.
He is survived by a daughter, Kimberly Twist, Tom’s River, N.J., a brother Paul Griffin and sister in-law, Michele Griffin, Mt. Dora, FL, a nephew, Derek (Amy) Griffin, Guilderland, N.Y., nieces, Alison Reese, Sanford, FL and Eve Griffin, Winter Garden, Fl. Terrence was predeceased by a beloved nephew, Colin M. Griffin.
A graveside service with Military Honors will be held on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at St. Peter’s Cemetery at 11 a.m.
There are no calling hours. Arrangements by Strong-Burns & Sprock Funeral Home 7751 Merrick Road, Rome.